bySiddharth, Jay; Holway, Nicholas; Parkinson, Scott J.
This article is from PLoS ONE, volume 8.AbstractThe interplay between diet and the microbiota has been implicated in the growing frequency of chronic diseases associated with the Western lifestyle. However, the complexity and variability of microbial ecology in humans and preclinical models has hampered identification of the molecular mechanisms underlying the association of the microbiota in this context. We sought to address two key questions. Can the microbial ecology of preclinical models... Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3877084